The 335th Night of Memory - 5

Health Defenders

The 335th program of the Night of Memory was held in the Sooreh Hall of the Art Center on Thursday 5th of Khordad 1401 (May 26, 2022) attended by the physicians and the staff of the health defenders and hosted by Davood Slaehi. The families of the martyrs of health defenders, the medical health staff and a number of volunteers in the area of health were present in the ceremony, talking about the memoirs of the breakout and ascension of the corona pandemic.

Memories of Hojjat al-Islam Seyyed Hadi Khamenei

Memories from Prison about MKO

Regardless of all the issues, training in prison challenged me and some of my friends, and its main factor was the same cabals, especially Mojahedin-e Khalgh Organization (MKO); it runs in the name of a religious prison and intended to manage the cells openly and secretly, and anyone who wanted to enter this cycle, had to accept the whole organization and its establishment. They even recruited some low-level clerics to achieve their goals.

The Difference between Joint Committee Prison in 1978 and Early 1970s

We had not yet left Tehran [to Qom in September 1978]. I think we had just reached Qiyam Square or Shush Square, the street was very busy and we were driving slowly. Some cars honked repeatedly. There were days when martial law was established and they did not allow several people to gather together. Our account was completely separate, with four people in one car and all wearing turbans!

Oral History News in August- September 2022

According to the Iranian oral history website, "News of the Month" is the title of a series of reports on this website. These reports have a look at the news related to the topic of the website written and virtual media. In the following, you will read news from August-September 2022. Iran Oral History Association with the participation of Mazandaran Islamic Revolution Art Zone, General Administration of Preservation of Works and Publication of Sacred Defense Values, and Karbala Corps of Mazandaran;

Da (Mother) 15

The Memoirs of Seyyedeh Zahra Hoseyni

The woman was in tears and said, “I do not have anything. You see how I am dressed.” I said, “No problem,” and covered the little girl with a corner of the blanket. The woman seemed to be paying attention to me, but her crying and moans made me speak more directly. “If you go on this way, you’ll make it worse for the child. You have got to get yourself under control first and then try to calm the child.”

A Short Review of the Book “Oral Memories of Holy Defense Narrated by Mohsen Pakyari”

19th Fajr Division Deputy of Operation

On the book cover and back of the book “Oral Memoirs of Holy Defense Narrated by Mohsen Pakyari” is also decorated with a picture of the narrator and a short text, respectively, like other books of oral history series of the Center for Documents and Research of Holy Defense. As with the other works in this collection, the title page comes first, then the CIP and content pages are placed.

The 335th Night of Memory - 4

Health Defenders

The 335th program of the Night of Memory was held in the Sooreh Hall of the Art Center on Thursday 5th of Khordad 1401 (May 26, 2022) attended by the physicians and the staff of the health defenders and hosted by Davood Slaehi. The families of the martyrs of health defenders, the medical health staff and a number of volunteers in the area of health were present in the ceremony, talking about the ...

Holding the Ceremony for the 40th Day of Martyrdom of Tabriz people and the Martyrdom of Masoumeh Zareian

On the 40th day of martyrdom of Qum people, we could not do anything. Anyway, it passed and the 40th day of martyrdom of Tabriz people arrived. Ayatollah Seyed Hossein Ayatollahi called me and said: "Get up and come." I went to his house without delay. He said: "No matter what happens, the ceremony of the 40th day of martyrdom of Tabriz people should be held in Jahrom." Then we went together to the house of Ayatollah Haqshanas.

Opening of the first high school on the waterfront

Memoirs of Hojjat-ul-Islam Gholam Ali Mehraban Jahormi

After I managed to get the opinion of the Fajr army commander to open a school on the front, I talked to the logistics of the front and said: "We need some tents to form a high school. They said: "We cannot give even a single tent to anyone except the combat forces." Because I was the general director of nomadic education and familiar with the nomadic property, I came to Shiraz and ...
 

Memories of Ayatollah Jami from Destruction of Abadan

It is Friday. In the last day, they bombarded the city heavily by Katyusha. Especially the hospital was under fire and the pharmacy of the hospital was set on fire, the drugs were all around and behind the hospital. It’s clear that there is some worry for holding prayer; But what should you do when there is no safe place in all of Abadan that is safe from cannon balls and mortars. Either one should leave the prayer altogether or ...

A Piece of the War Diary; Ayatollah Jami

After crossing the bridge of Station 12, we went a few kilometers in the groves, which are all near to Bahmanshir River. We saw a huge mud bridge that connects the two sides of the river; it also became clear that it was built by brothers in Isfahan Jihad during the war. And how strong and good it had been built that the car can pass easily. By observing these scenes, ...
Book Review:

“Mother of Iran”

Esmat Ahmadian Oral Memories, Mother of Martyrs Esmail and Ibrahim Farjavani
In the absolute whiteness of the cover background, it seems the title “Mother of Iran” get its green color from the leafy ivys branch which is suspended in the air, or in better words, by its inky letters, it gives life to the plant to connect the sky; like a martyr who ascends. Such an interpretation with the shocking text on the back of the book leads to notice deeper roots:

After Years of Captivity

Memoirs of Manijeh Lashkari
It was the month of Muharram of 1374 (June 1995). When I woke up on the day of Ashura, I saw that Ali was not at home. He had said that he would go to the Heyat (mourning group). I was walking inside the house without any motivation. I went and opened the fridge, poured a glass of milk, and drank half of it. I left the glass on the cabinet, went to the closet and got dressed.